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The future of the human environment in the Rocky Mountain states

Federation of Rocky Mountain States

The future of the human environment in the Rocky Mountain states

annual report and proceedings of the tenth annual meeting, East Glacier Park, Montana, September 4-5, 1974

by Federation of Rocky Mountain States

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Published by The Federation in Denver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Congresses,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Regional planning

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementFederation of Rocky Mountain States, inc
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT392.5.R6 F4 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 237 p. ;
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25484240M
    OCLC/WorldCa3009302

    Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and the United States. There are approximately 2, cases of RMSF reported each year in the United States. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports over 60% of RMSF cases within the U.S. are from North Carolina, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Missouri. Currently, the American dog tick is the main vector to transmit Rickettsia.


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